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Tobi Makinde appreciates Funke Akindele as he receives high recognition

Tobi Makinde shows support for Funke Akindele

Nollywood box office actor and director Tobi Makinde has appreciated his mentor, Funke Akindele as he receives a high recognition amongst Nollywood stars.

Tobi Makinde has been nominated among other fasting rising Nollywood stars as actors to look forward to in 2024.

According to Top Charts Africa, Tobi Makinde, otherwise known as Shinene or Tinini, is one of the most refined, talented and hardworking.

In return, Makinde appreciated the writer for sharing such knowledge about him with the public and Funke Akindele for giving him the platform to be seen and recognized.

He wrote, “Thank you Jesus!

Proverbs 22:29
“Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.”

Thank you @topchartsafrica
It’s a huge privilege to be selected amongst the top 10 actors to look out for in 2024 alongside these amazing talents!

Thank you @mikeafolarin for the kind words! I truly appreciate you brother.

Thank you Mama @funkejenifaakindele for giving me a platform to be seen and recognized. Much love for you ma.”

In late 2023, reports made rounds that Funke Akindele and Tobi Makinde are no longer in good terms as the former was trying to allegedly hold down the latter from exploring his talent with other fields.

Mixed reactions trailed the development as many noticed that the duo have not been goofy on each other’s page for a while. But recently, Tobi Makinde showered the box office smasher with accolades.

Makinde debunked the rumors that Funke Akindele doesn’t trat her workers right saying the he wouldn’t have been where he is without the love, training and tutelage of the actress.

Speaking from experience, he stated that the movie star has been so kind to him and her love for him is not something he will forget in a hurry.

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